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Funeral scheduled for NY trooper killed on highway

Funeral scheduled for NY trooper killed on highway

Funeral arrangements have been made for Trooper Christopher Skinner, who was struck and killed while

PORT DICKINSON — Funeral arrangements have been made for Trooper Christopher Skinner, who was struck and killed while making a routine traffic stop on Interstate 81 near Binghamton.

State police say calling hours will be held from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Community Baptist Church in Port Dickinson. The funeral is scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church on Reynolds Road in Johnson City.

The 42-year-old trooper was killed instantly when he was struck by a pickup truck around noon Thursday. The driver, Almond Upton of Melrose, Florida, has been charged with first-degree murder.

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